White paper answers key questions on Li-ion

A new White Paper from Schneider Electric offers a comprehensive guide to lithium-ion technologies and the capabilities associated with their deployment in UPS systems.  The...

National Grid plays down blackout fears plans to expand demand response

National Grid today disputed figures that suggest the UK will face a significant power capacity shortfall next winter. However, it underlined the need to...

Funding secured for KAO data centre campus

KAO Data Campus, a new £200m, 35-acre science and technology data centre campus located on the London-Stansted-Cambridge corridor, has raised an extra £33m through...

Equinix and Telecity waste no time in energy efficiency audit

Equinix and Telecity were among the first organisations in the UK to complete energy efficiency audits required by the government. The Environment Agency has published...

How demand management supports security of supply

Site resilience and demand-side response are often seen in opposition. But the reverse is true – and can in fact be mutually advantageous, especially...

Enhancing power security with lithium-ion technology

There are opportunities for data centre operators to use lithium-ion technology to improve security and power supply integration. On the other hand, valve regulated...

Saft’s lithium-ion technology provides vital backup power for Total’s trading platform

Saft has supplied its  Flex’ion battery systems to provide backup power for the data centre at energy operator Total’s new country headquarters in Singapore’s...

Working smarter: creating new revenue from your assets

Consumers and businesses alike are increasingly demanding that their suppliers operate responsibly, says Ashley Phillips, from Ørsted (formerly Dong Energy). He discusses energy strategies...

Socomec opens new Tesla test lab

Socomec has just opened its new, extended testing laboratory. Named 'Tesla Power Lab', the 2000 square meter facility has the resources to carry out the most comprehensive...

System volatility poised to create flexibility challenge

Growth in variable renewables will lead to greater volatility in the power system, challenging inflexible ‘baseload’ generators while creating opportunities for new sources of power, a...

Equinix to install largest deployment of fuel cells for data centres

Equinix, Inc., the global interconnection and data centre company, has signed a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between a subsidiary of Southern Company and...

The future impact of the hyperscale data centre

There will be more than 600 hyperscale data centres worldwide by 2020, which could have a beneficial impact on the cloud market,...

Yuasa dual chemical battery system set for UK debut at Data Centre World

Yuasa will put on a powerful display at this year’s Data Centre World by displaying a state-of-the-art dual chemical battery system. The exhibition at...

Kirby powers up Dublin’s Gemini Data Centre

Kirby Group Engineering, a provider of mechanical and electrical engineering and contracting services across Europe, has delivered a grid connection for the 18MW Gemini...

Public opinion on demand-side response: share your views!

Mission Critical Power's sister title, The Energyst, is conducting its annual demand-side response and storage survey, to obtain views from those that have opted to...

Schneider Electric and HPE collaborate on solution for micro data centres

Schneider Electric has announced it has collaborated with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) on HPE Micro Datacenter. The collaboratively engineered converged infrastructure solution provides end-to-end...

Ofgem outlines Capacity Market changes

Ofgem aims to lighten the admin burden for power providers as part of its five-year review of the Capacity Market. It said the complexity...

Vertiv extends partnership with Russian data centre operator IXcellerate

Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, has announced at Datacloud Europe the extension of its partnership with IXcellerate. The Russian data centre provider recently launched...

Renewables will be key to Ireland’s data centre growth

Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, has released a report...

UPS systems need to be Li-ion ready

Centiel UK’s Mike Elms addresses some of the misconceptions surrounding Li-ion and explains why it may well be the battery technology of the future...